Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

PCMI computer science graduate student Tim Ward with members of his host community on the island nation of Vanuatu.

Michigan Tech Adds New Peace Corps Master's International Programs in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, GIS

November 20, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Master's International Program expands to include computer science, electrical and computer engineering and geographic information systems.

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The cover of Joshua Pearce's new book.

Bacterial Slime: It's what's for Dinner (After a Catastrophic Crop Failure)

November 19, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Joshua Pearce's new book explores how to feed the world despite any disaster. 

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Senior archivist Lindsay Hiltunen in the Michigan Tech Archives.

Michigan Tech Archivists Preserve the Past for the Future

November 17, 2014
By Monica Lester

Under archivists' skilled hands, the past comes back to life in the Archives at Michigan Tech.

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The new War Memorial Wall in the Memorial Union Building.

New Memorial Wall Honors Fallen Michigan Tech Veterans

November 14, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

New War Memorial Wall honors MIchigan Tech students and alumni who died while serving in the Armed Forces in Vietnam and Afghanistan. 

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Rebecca Spencer (center) with her mother and father, Chiquita and Joseph Spencer, and her sisters.

Hands-On Engineering Education Spells Success for Detroit Student

November 10, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

A student from Detroit finds an engineering home at Michigan Tech, DAPCEP and Marathon Petroleum Company. 

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Britta Jost, at left, and Kaitlyn Bunker.  Photo: (c) J.Dixx Photography (www.jdixx.com)

Society of Women Engineers Honors Alumnae, Tech Section and Members

November 5, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech alumnae receive awards from the Society of Women Engineers. 

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A group of CBYX scholarship winners in Germany.

German Exchange Programs Broaden 3 Tech Students' Horizons

November 4, 2014
By Monica Lester

Three Michigan Tech students travel to Germany on competitive scholarships.

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Michigan Tech's GM Foundation-supported Baja team competing in Backwoods Baja in Wisconsin in October.

Michigan Tech Receives $100,000 from General Motors Foundation

November 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

GM Foundation gives Michigan Tech $100,00 to support a variety of student educational activities and diversity initiatives.

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A hummingbird made the fatal mistake of trying to get to the brightly colored plant behind a glass window.

Students Researching How to Prevent Bird-Window Collisions

November 3, 2014
By Monica Lester

Students, faculty and staff work to understand and prevent bird-window collisions. 

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Doing Research in a War Zone

October 28, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech biomedical engineer learns firsthand what everyday life in Israel is like during the escalation of violence.

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